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 By Beacon Staff    News

Touch down

No injuries were reported when a small airplane made an emergency landing on Airport Road near Paine Field on Saturday morning, July 11. The landing resulted in road closures on... — Updated 7/22/2020


A bird's eye view of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal

Mukilteo Beacon columnist Kevin Stoltz shares this drone video tour of the new Mukilteo ferry terminal. The video was shot on Sunday afternoon.... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By Paul Archipley    News

H.G. Wells' 'War of the Worlds' filmed in Mukilteo | From the archive/Weekend read

Editor's note: The Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. This feature is how part of the War of the Worlds documentary was shot in Mukilteo. The st... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By David Pan    News

New councilmember Louis Harris adds fresh perspective

Mukilteo's newest councilmember is hoping he will bring a fresh perspective to City Council. Louis Harris, who was officially sworn into office June 23, spends his days helping the... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By David Pan    News

City moves ahead with Housing Action Plan

A sharply divided Mukilteo City Council voted 4-3 to move forward with creating a Housing Action Plan during its Monday, July 6 meeting. Council president Richard Emery, vice... — Updated 7/22/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Gov. Inslee announces new limits on social gatherings, ban on live entertainment

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman Thursday announced a new limit on social gatherings and a ban on live ent... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By Sara Bruestle    News

Baseball pioneer played for Mukilteo team | From the achive/Weekend read

Editor's note: The Beacon is republishing stories we think will be of interest to readers. This feature is on Jimmy Claxton, a Black baseball player, who broke the color barrier... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo celebrates Independence Day

Many Mukilteans took a break from the state's stay-at-home orders to head out to Lighthouse Park to enjoy the sun and fresh air during the July 4 holiday weekend. With flags... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By David Pan    News

City Council to study Regional Fire Authority proposal

The Mukilteo City Council is going to have a conversation about having a conversation. The potentially contentious issue of Mukilteo joining a Regional Fire Authority (RFA) was... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By David Pan    News

Residents talk police, racism during virtual roundtable

In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd and the renewed interest in the Black Lives Matter movement, the City of Mukilteo hosted a virtual roundtable with the goal of... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Outdoor burning ban announced for Snohomish County

Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County that will go into effect at 8 a.m.,... — Updated 7/17/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Update: Bothell police officer killed during traffic stop

UPDATED 5 p.m. July 14 from the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team: Throughout the day, detectives with the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) have... — Updated 7/15/2020

 By Kari Bray    News

Addressing questions and misinformation about COVID-19 | Snohomish Health District

Editor's note: The following is the latest from the Snohomish Health District. The amount of information about the COVID-19 pandemic can be overwhelming. So can the amount of misinformation. This disease has disrupted our lives. Th... — Updated 7/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Planning Commission to host virtual meeting on Thursday

The Mukilteo Planning Commission will be hosting a virtual meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 16. Items on the agenda include the City's Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan, flood damage prevention regulations and Housing... — Updated 7/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Snohomish County's Public Facilities District to meet Thursday online

The Snohomish County Public Facilities District will meet at 3 p.m., Thursday, July 16. Due to social distancing guidelines outlined by Gov. Jay Inslee, the meeting will be virtual. Meeting participation information will be... — Updated 7/14/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

City hosting public hearing on flood hazard regulations

The Mukilteo City Council will hold a public hearing on interim flood hazard regulations on Monday, July 20. The public hearing will start at 7 p.m. and will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Zoom link will be... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Primary ballots to be mailed this week

Snohomish County Elections will mail ballots for the Aug. 4 Primary to 475,000 registered voters on Thursday, July 16. Ballots were mailed to military and overseas voters on June 19 and to out-of-state and rural voters on July 10.... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Mukilteo Police officers retire

Two longtime Mukilteo Police officers recently retired. Sgt. Shaun Greenum wrapped up a 28-year career in law enforcement. His assignments included DARE officer at Kamiak High... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

City grants noise variance to WSDOT

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been approved for a noise variance to perform certain nighttime construction activities (catch basin cleaning) along 84th Street Southwest from State Route 525 and Paine... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Parks and Arts Commission hosts virtual meeting on Thursday, July 9

The City of Mukilteo’s Parks and Arts Commission will be holding a virtual meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 9. Items on the agenda included Byers Family Park naming; 2020 Revised Work Plan update; Gateway Project update; and... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Fireworks-related calls up from last year

The Mukilteo Police Department received about twice as many fireworks-related calls compared to last year. Police responded to about 44 calls during the three-day, July 4 holiday weekend. Nearly all of the public firework shows... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By David Pan    News

City monitoring financial impacts of COVID-19

The City of Mukilteo appears to be weathering the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic better than some of its neighbors. In her monthly report to the City Council June 29, finance director Michelle Meyer said that based on... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Community Transit CEO Health stepping down

After more than 40 years of public service, including 15 years at Community Transit, CEO Emmett Heath has announced that he will retire later this year in order to spend more time... — Updated 7/3/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

State announces two-week pause on counties moving forward

Governor Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced a two-week pause on all counties moving forward in the phases until at least July 16. This is to allow more time to see where the numbers are heading, and to give... — Updated 7/3/2020

 By Beacon Staff    News

Snohomish County executive Somers: No retreat to Phase 1

Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers said today, July 1, that he has no intention of taking the county back to Phase 1 during the coronavirus pandemic. "I support the phased... — Updated 7/1/2020


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